In an effort to find cross-connection issues in non-residential buildings utilizing the city’s water supply, Pittsfield is launching a survey starting this coming Monday.  The cross-connection control survey is targeting non-residential buildings tapped into the Pittsfield water supply.

According to a post on the City of Pittsfield Facebook page, the survey will help locate sites that may have cross-connection issues that have not been previously identified in previous testing rounds.

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR), Chapter 310, Section 22.22(3)(c) require the survey that will be conducted by reps from the Water Services Group throughout the city.  Building proprietor’s will be required to fill out a questionnaire and do a walk-through with a Water Services rep to identify any potential concerns according to the post.  If you would like additional information, you can reach out to the Water Department at 413-499-9339.

The complete Facebook post by the City of Pittsfield is below...

City Hall - City of Pittsfield

Survey aimed at non-residential users of city’s water supply to start Monday, April 26

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (April 20, 2021) – On Monday, April 26, the City of Pittsfield will launch a cross-connection control survey aimed at non-residential users utilizing the city’s water supply.

The purpose is to locate sites with potential cross-connection issues in non-residential buildings that have not been identified in previous testing rounds. The survey is required per the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR), Chapter 310, Section 22.22(3)(c).

Representatives from the Water Safety Services Group will be conducting the system-wide survey throughout the city. It will consist of a brief questionnaire and a walk-through with the proprietor to identify any potential concerns.

For more information, please contact the Water Department at (413)-499-9339

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